Merrimack (4-7) vs. Indiana (7-2)
Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall, Bloomington, Indiana; Sunday, 12 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two junior forwards will be on display as Jordan Minor and Merrimack will face Trayce Jackson-Davis and Indiana. Minor has scored 25 percent of the team’s points this season and is averaging 18.6 over his last five games. Jackson-Davis is averaging 21.6 points over the last five games.
SUPER SENIORS: Indiana has relied heavily on its seniors this year. Race Thompson, Xavier Johnson, Miller Kopp and Parker Stewart have collectively accounted for 49 percent of the team’s scoring this year and 76 percent of all Hoosiers points over the last five games.JUMPING FOR JACKSON-DAVIS: In nine appearances this year, Indiana’s Jackson-Davis has shot 62.2 percent.
SLIPPING AT 61: Merrimack is 0-6 when it allows at least 61 points and 4-1 when it holds opponents to less than 61.
PERFECT WHEN: Indiana is a perfect 7-0 when the team blocks at least five opposing shots. The Hoosiers are 0-2 this season when they block fewer than five shots.
DID YOU KNOW: The Merrimack defense has forced opponents into turnovers on an impressive 26.3 percent of all possessions, which ranks the Warriors 15th among Division I teams. Indiana has turned the ball over on 21.4 percent of its possessions (ranking the Hoosiers 293rd, nationally).
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